What is another word for pasty?

Pronunciation: [pˈasti] (IPA)

Pasty is typically used to describe something that's pale, dull, or lacking in vibrancy. Some synonyms for pasty include ashen, pallid, wan, milky, sallow, as well as whitish. Another word that can be used interchangeably with pasty is bleached, which indicates something being stripped of color. Moreover, chalky, which indicates something having a dry, powdery texture, can also serve as a synonym for pasty. Occasionally, the word can be used to describe a type of pastry, in which case related words would include turnover, empanada, and meat and potato pie.

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What are the hypernyms for Pasty?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Pasty?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

What are the opposite words for pasty?

Pasty is an adjective that describes a pale and lifeless complexion or a food item that is made with dough and often filled with meat or vegetables. The opposite of pasty in terms of complexion could be words like rosy, sun-kissed or tanned, whereas in terms of food, some of the antonyms could be crispy, flavorful or tender. If we talk about clothing, we can use antonyms like bright, vibrant or colorful. Therefore, depending on the context, the antonyms for pasty can differ accordingly. A good understanding of the context is crucial to identify the right antonym accurately.

What are the antonyms for Pasty?

Usage examples for Pasty

Donald Cameron had been in the habit of taking his meat-pasty, or bread and cheese sandwich to the sale yards in his pocket.
"The Pioneers"
Katharine Susannah Prichard
He looked to her now pasty and effeminate, and she loathed him.
"The Song of Songs"
Hermann Sudermann
A lank, pasty, overgrown youth, who seemed to have authority over the rest, finally sent the others back to their places, and bowing and scraping to Lilly, murmured that he would inform "the Chief" of her presence, and he disappeared with the card in his hand into a back room.
"The Song of Songs"
Hermann Sudermann

Famous quotes with Pasty

  • I refuse to be held responsible for bringing back a wave of pasty-faced people into the world.
    Brian Molko
  • She is pasty and podgy, with the eyes of a currant bun, suddenly protruding with animation.
    Elizabeth Bibesco

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